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Federal (USV)

Private

Francis Wheaton

(c. 1844 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 107th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, he enlisted on 31 July 1862 at Elmira and mustered as Private, Company G, 107th New York Infantry on 6 August.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at the hospital at Harpers Ferry, VA on 10 October 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial in Harpers Ferry to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from the Adjutant General.2 His memorial is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1844

Death

10/10/1862 Harpers Ferry, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 4343]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1903, Ser. No. 34, pg. 164  [AotW citation 25273]